Daniel R. O Neill

DANIEL R. O’NEILL is an associate in the firm’s Palo Alto office and practices in the Investment Funds, Advisers, and Derivatives group. His practice focuses on the representation of investment managers and fund sponsors in connection with the structuring, formation, funding, and operation of a wide range of investment products and services, including hedge funds, private equity funds, and separately managed accounts. He also regularly counsels investment managers with respect to federal and state registration and compliance issues and general corporate matters.

Daniel is part of Sidley’s Investment Funds, Advisers and Derivatives practice team that consistently wins top awards in the private funds industry: two-time winner of Chambers and Partners’ “Investment Funds Team of the Year for the U.S.”; Institutional Investor’s Alpha magazine’s 2014 Alpha Awards top “onshore” (U.S.) law firm serving the hedge fund industry; four-time recipient of first-tier national rankings in the U.S. News – Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms” rankings for Private Funds/Hedge Funds Law, and Derivatives and Futures Law; and ranked in the top band for Hedge Funds by Chambers USA every year since 2008.

Daniel received his J.D. from Harvard Law School, cum laude, in 2008. He previously attended the University of California-Berkeley, where he earned a Bachelor of Arts in Legal Studies in 2004.

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Areas of Practice 1) Investment Funds, 2) Advisers and Derivatives, 3) Mergers and Acquisitions and 4) Private Equity
Law School Harvard Law School, J.D., 2008
Admitted Year 2009
Education University of California - Berkeley, B.A., 2004
Bar Member / Association California State Bar Association
Most recent firm Sidley Austin LLP
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